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Alfred Powell Morgan

Alfred Powell Morgan, American electrical engineer.

Background

  • Morgan, Alfred Powell was born on April 15, 1889 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Son of Frederick Powell and Margaret (Pattison) Morgan.

  • Education

    • Graduate Montclair (New Jersey) High School, 1908. Student Massachusetts Institute Technology.

    Career

    • By 2d marriage, Alfred Powell, Charles Shackleford, Thomas Burris. Formerly president Adams-Morgan Company, Inc., Cole & Morgan, Inc., Morgan-Kline, Inc., A.P. Morgan, Inc., R.H. McMann, Inc. Formerly editor mechanical and electrical department Boys’ Magazine.

      Author books on elementary science handcraft and engineering. Latest: Home Electrical Repairs, 1950. 1st Chemistry Book for Boys and Girls, 1950.

      A Boy’s First Book of Radio and Electronics, 1954. A Boy’s Second Book of Radio and Electronics, 1956. A Boy’s Third Book of Radio and Electronics, 1962.

      A Boy’s Fourth Book of Radio and Electronics, 1969. Contributed to development of radio telegraphy. Developed and produced the first short wave regenerative receivers, with Paul Godley.

      Holder of the United States patents covering radio and mechanic devices. Home: Upper Montclair New Jersey.

    Works

    • Author books on elementary science handcraft and engineering. Latest: Home Electrical Repairs, 1950. 1st Chemistry Book for Boys and Girls, 1950.

      A Boy’s First Book of Radio and Electronics, 1954. A Boy’s Second Book of Radio and Electronics, 1956. A Boy’s Third Book of Radio and Electronics, 1962.

      A Boy’s Fourth Book of Radio and Electronics, 1969. Contributed to development of radio telegraphy. Developed and produced the first short wave regenerative receivers, with Paul Godley.

      Holder of the United States patents covering radio and mechanic devices.

    Connections

    • Married second, Ruth Whigham Shackleford, November 19, 1927. Children: by 1st marriage, William.
    • father: Frederick Powell Morgan
    • mother: Margaret (Pattison) Morgan
    • spouse: Ruth Whigham Shackleford
    • children: by 1st marriage Morgan
    • William Morgan
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    Born April 15, 1889
    Died March 16, 1972
    (aged 82)
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